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A study found 73% of patients were successfully able to use a rebound tonometer to perform self-tonometry and obtain an IOP reading within 5 mm Hg of a clinician.This observational study included both eyes of 100 patients with glaucoma or ocular hypertension. Patients went through a short training session on the correct method of measuring their own IOP. Each patient received a three-item questionnaire to measure perceptions of self-tonometry.
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Ophthalmology is the branch of medicine that is devoted to the study and treatment of eye diseases. As well as mild visual defects correctable by lenses, ophthalmology is concerned with glaucoma, uveitis and other serious conditions affecting the eye, ...